SearchCap: The Day In Search, December 2, 2013

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From Search Engine Land:

  • French Court Orders Google, ISPs To Block Or Delist Video Sites The High Court of Paris recently decided that French ISPs and search engines (Google, Yahoo and Bing) must completely block access or remove 16 copyright-infringing video sites from their indexes and search results. The case was originally filed in 2011. The successful plaintiffs were several France-based film and TV trade associations, including L’Association des Producteurs […]
  • Paid Search Spend Surges 27%, Mobile Grabs 40% Thanksgiving, Black Friday Spend Amid reports that brick and mortar sales were lackluster over the Thanksgiving weekend, ecommerce is looking like a bright spot this holiday season, with mobile devices playing an increasingly important role. Mercent, which powers major retailer campaigns online for brands including Brookstone, Office Depot and HSN reports same seller online sales increased 40 percent on […]
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  • Bing Posts Its Most Popular Searches For 2013, Naming Beyonce The Most Searched Person Of The Year Bing has released its most popular searches for 2013, including more than 20 “Most Searched” lists, from most searched persons, sports stars and teams, to most searched TV shows and movies, social sites, entertainment electronics and apps. Beyonce topped two lists, winning the No. 1 spot for most searched person of 2013 and most searched […]
  • Three Steps for Crushing Multi-Location Local Search Research firm BIA/Kelsey reports that 97% of consumers use online media to shop locally. If you’re a multi-location business, this means it’s more important than ever to be visible to Web users in all your business locations. This column tells you how to crush it. Based on my own daily searches, it’s clear to me that […]
  • Maria Callas Gets A Google Logo To Celebrate The Opera Singer’s 90th Birthday Today’s Google logo honors opera great Maria Callas on what would have been the singer’s 90th birthday. Born Sophia Cecelia Kalos in New York City on this date in 1923, Maria Callas was a Greek soprano who would become one of the most celebrated opera singers of her time. Along with her mother and sister, Callas […]

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